The Red Lion Community Group – Let Us Know If You’re Interested

As has been reported, The Red Lion has been put up for sale by the current owners. Over on the Love Goostrey Facebook page there was a very strong response to the idea that the pub might make an ideal community facility. Because they are part and parcel of village life, there are certain protections […]

Should Goostrey Parish Council Buy The Railway Sidings?

All houses in the village should have received a letter from the Parish Council asking if residents would like the Council to make an offer for the railway sidings which are up for sale. Residents have until the 27th to respond. You can also click here to fill in this survey online to get your […]

Parish Council object to Blackden Manor’s plans

Parish Council object to Blackden Manor’s plans

For information/interest this is the Parish Council’s objection to Blackden Manor’s latest plan – as ‘Blackden Estate’ – to hold events there.  (the application 19/2427c on the planning page is basically for a kitchen extension): ……………………………… Goostrey Parish Council (GPC) Objection to Planning Application Number 19/2427C, New Plans for Blackden Manor, Station Road Goostrey. The Parish […]

Parish Council object to Blackden Manor’s plans

For information/interest this is the Parish Council’s objection to Blackden Manor’s latest plan – as ‘Blackden Estate’ – to hold events there.  (the application 19/2427c on the planning page is basically for a kitchen extension): ……………………………… Goostrey Parish Council (GPC) Objection to Planning Application Number 19/2427C, New Plans for Blackden Manor, Station Road Goostrey. The Parish […]

New signs for Booth Bed Lane junction

New signs for Booth Bed Lane junction

Residents may have noticed that all the warning signs are being replaced/upgraded at the junction of Booth Bed Lane/Hermitage Lane with Main Road.  Goostrey Parish Council received representations about the dangers there and analysis showed that all the accidents that have occurred there had been due to drivers coming from Booth Bed Lane or Hermitage […]

Delay to Station Bridge

Delay to Station Bridge

Update on Goostrey station bridge from the Parish Council: ‘Cheshire East Highways have informed us that the scheme to install a safe area for pedestrians to cross the Station Bridge and traffic lights is on hold.  We received the following explanation directly from Cheshire East Highways last week. “The scheme was programmed in to commence […]

Scout Bonfire, Hiking and Washing up – the fundraising continues!

Not only was The Goostrey Bonfire and Firework Night a lot of fun but it also raised nearly £5000 towards repaying the outstanding loan of £50,000 towards the new Scout Hut and youth centre. For the first time on Bonfire Night, the car park of the new Scout Hut was the venue for hospitality – […]

Neighbourhood Plan referendum 17th August 2017

Neighbourhood Plan referendum 17th August 2017

The Parish Council’s Neighbourhood Plan for Goostrey is now finished, approved by the Examiner, and will go to a public vote in a referendum on Thursday 17th August when Goostrey residents will be able to vote for it to be adopted.  If you will be away and can’t vote in person you can easily apply […]

New councillor: note new date 27 May

New councillor: note new date 27 May

We see there is a vacancy for a new councillor on Goostrey Parish Council. If you feel that you would be interested click the link below to read the info on the parish council website below and contact the clerk if you wish to apply: Parish councillor vacancy. [GPC website] Applications must reach the clerk […]

Parish Council donate to Scout Hut

Parish Council donate to Scout Hut

Goostrey Parish Council have voted to donate a further £50,000 towards the cost of building the new Scout Hut/Youth Centre. “The Parish Council appreciates the extraordinary efforts that the scouts have put into raising funds for this community project and is delighted with the success they have had so far. We also appreciate that Goostrey […]